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Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

Duration : 2 Nights / 3 Days

Destination Covered : Dehradun - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Dehradun

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Route Map

An Introduction

Char Dham Yatra 2020 is counted among the most spiritual journeys in India. Offering a memorable experience, 2 nights 3 days Chardham Yatra by Helicopter from Dehradun takes devotees to the pious shrines one by one so that they get to connect with the almighty. We also offer a one-night complimentary stay at the Dehradun.

The four pilgrimage sites are often referred to as the Chota Char Dham Yatra. While Yamunotri bows down in the worship of Yamuna River, Gangotri revers the name of River Ganga. Badrinath on the other is the abode of Lord Vishnu and Kedarnath lauds the name of Lord Shiva. All these pilgrimage sites hold major importance in Hindu mythology.

Our Char Dham Yatra package by helicopter takes care of every single need of travelers. All this fills your heart with the kind of peace and calmness you wished.

Trip Highlights
  • Pay homage at Gangotri Temple
  • Find spiritual redemption at Kedarnath
  • Attend Special Abhishek Puja at Badrinath temple
  • Darshan at Yamunotri temple
Itinerary Details
Day 1
Arrival Dehradun

On your arrival at Dehradun airport/ railway station, our tour representative will meet you. You will have an assisted transfer to the hotel. It is advisable to reach Dehradun by 2:00 P.M or earlier. Dehradun will be the starting and the ending point of the trip.

In the evening, you will be briefed about the entire trip and do’s and don’ts. You will also receive a duffle bag to carry your luggage for the journey.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Dehradun.

Day 2
Dehradun – Gangotri – Badrinath – Kedarnath – Sirsi (By Helicopter)

Sahastradhara to Gangotri
0500 Hrs. Check out from Dehradun hotel
0600 Hrs. ETD from Sahastradhara helipad
0630 Hrs. ETA at Harsil

You will check out from the hotel at 5:00 A.M and then head towards the Sahastradhara helipad. From here you will board the flight and depart by 6:00 A.M for Harsil which is the nearest helipad for Gangotri which is the origin of the River Ganga.

On arrival at Harsil, you will have breakfast and then you will leave for Gangotri temple. It is situated 22 km from the temple and it will take 50 minutes to drive. You will have approximately 3 hours (round trip) for darshan. Seeks blessings at the temple and then heads towards Harsil helipad by 10:30 A.M to board the helicopter for Badrinath.

Gangotri to Badrinath
1030 Hrs. ETD from Harsil
1130 Hrs. ETA at Badrinath helipad

You will arrive at Badrinath helipad at 11:30 A.M. You will have approximately 1 hour to complete the darshan at Badrinath Dham. Badrinath is famous for being the holy abode of Lord Vishnu, who is also known as Lord Badri here. Enjoy your darshan at the temple and seek blessings. After darshan, you will head towards the helipad for the onward journey.

Badrinath to Sirsi
1300 Hrs. ETD from Badrinath
1330 Hrs. ETA at Sirsi

You will depart from Badrinath to Sirsi at 1:0 P.M and arrive at Sirsi helipad at 1:30 P.M. IHPL has its own helipad at Sirsi and they operate the shuttle service.

Sirsi-Kedarnath-Sirsi
1415 Hrs. ETD from Sirsi (for Kedarnath darshan)
1630 Hrs. ETA at Sirsi (after darshan)

You will depart from Sirsi helipad at 2:15 P.M and it will take only 7 minutes to reach the Kedarnath helipad. Kedarnath is surrounded by enchanting snowcapped peaks, and this is also the reason why it's the most remote site among all four Char Dham in Uttarakhand. The temple lies at a distance of approximately 500m from the helipad and reaching it would take about 15 minutes.

You will have 2 hours’ time for darshan and report back to the Kedarnath helipad. Seeks blessing from Lord Shiva and then head towards helipad from where you will board a flight to Sirsi.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Sirsi.

Day 3
Sirsi – Yamunotri – Dehradun

Sirsi - Yamunotri
0730 Hrs. ETD from Sirsi
0800 Hrs. ETA at Kharsali Heli-base

You will check out from the hotel early morning and head towards Sirsi helipad. From here you will board the flight for the Yamunotri. IHPL will arrange pony and palki for you.

On arrival at Kharsali helipad, you will start the trek on pony or palki. You will have 5 hours 30 minutes to report back to Kharsali helipad after the darshan. The trek is 6 km (one side) and it will take one hour to reach the temple. Yamunotri Temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna and it is the origin point of the River Yamuna. Seeks blessings and returns back to the helipad. The lunch will be served around 1:30 P.M.

Yamunotri to Sahastradhara
1430 Hrs. ETD from Kharsali
1500 Hrs. ETA at Sahastradhara Heliport

After having lunch, you will board the flight for Dehradun. On arrival at Sahastradhara helipad, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel to collect your luggage from the cloakroom and then you will head for the airport/ railway station for your onward journey.

If someone wishes to stay in Dehradun then you should inform us at the time of booking. The accommodation will be arranged by us, at an additional cost.


FAQ'S of Chardham Yatra By helicopter

Ques: What is route of Chardham Yatra by Helicopter?

Ans: Dehradun – Yamunotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath – Back to Dehradun.

Ques: Is Chardham Yatra open now?

Ans: As per the new guidelines, pilgrims from other states can plan and book their Char Dham Yatra either by road or by helicopter.

With Unlock 4.0, the Uttarakhand government has permitted 2000 visitors per day. The new regulations make it easier for devotees to undertake the Char Dham yatra. ICMR recognized COVID-19 negative reports and the ‘Truenat’ test is acceptable.

Although, the pilgrims who are not residents of Uttarakhand will have to register themselves on the government smart city portal. They will have to carry a mandatory COVID-19 negative certificate issued in the last 72 hours before entering the state.

Ques: What is the cost of Char Dham helicopter tour?

Ans: Chardham Yatra by helicopter costs around 1.3 Lac to 1.6 Lac per person. One can easily opt for Helicopter Yatra online booking.

Ques: when is chardham yatra opening date 2020?

Ans: Chardham Yatra starting date is 26 April 2020 (tentative dates). Kedarnath and Badrinath Temple will be opened 28th April and 29 April respectively.

Ques: How many days required to complete Char Dham Yatra by helicopter?

Ans: It depends on the tour you choose. There are two different tours for Chardham Yatra by helicopter from which one is of 2-day and the other is of 5-day.

Ques: What things I should carry with me during my helicopter flight?

Ans: Helicopter tickets and cash are the two important things that you should carry during your helicopter flight. Apart from this you should also First-aid box, Woolens, Raincoat, socks, cap, Handy torch, and cash.

Ques: How many pilgrims can fly at a time on Yatra Helicopter?

Ans: Only 6 passengers can travel at a time on the Chardham Yatra by helicopter.

Ques: Who operates the Chardham Yatra Helicopter services?

Ans: India Pilgrimage Tours provides helicopter services for the Char Dham Yatra. You can book the helicopter service online from our website.

Ques: Char Dham Yatra Helicopter fly on which altitude?

Ans: The Char Dham Yatra helicopter can fly at an altitude of approx. 5,000 meters to 6,000 meters for Yamunotri, Gangotri, and Kedarnath and Badrinath, it can fly at an altitude of approx. 7,000 meters to 8,000 meters.

Ques: Helicopter services are available for the Char Dham Yatra shrines?

Ans: The helicopter services are available for all the pilgrimage sites of the Char Dham Yatra namely Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. The Char Dham Yatra tour by helicopter starts from the Sahastradhara Helipad in Dehradun. Kedarnath and Badrinath pilgrims can avail of the helicopter services from Guptkashi, Phata, Sirsi, and Govindghat while Kharsali is the nearest helipad of Yamunotri and Harsil is the nearby helipad of Gangotri.

Ques: What is important Guidelines for Yatris?

Ans: Carrying of AADHAR/PAN CARD is must for all Indians, and passport is required in case for foriegn nationals.

Guests are advised to kindly keep their daily-use medical kits with them, during travel.

Infant below 2 years/12kg are carried free of charge. In case of verification of age, ID proof/birth certificate of the child shall be checked.

Only one handbag weighing a maximum of 5 kgs is allowed per passenger.

The booking has to be done in advance with a deposit of 50% of the charter amount. Full amount has to be deposited 15 days prior to date of journey.

All temples in Chardham sector are located at a high altitude, & guests are advised to carry their own medication with them. Guests are also advised to carry heavy woolen clothing with them, since during evenings & nights the temperature drops drastically..



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